Milton police seek help finding driver in hit, run
MILTON Milton police are seeking the public’s help in finding a driver who twice struck someone with a car.
At 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Milton police were called to the area of Merchant Row and Crandall Street for a report of a person who had been hit by a car, according to a news release from the Milton Police Department.
The victim, a 24-year-old male, was struck by a 1990s black and white Ford Crown Victoria after an altercation with the driver of the car. The suspect then circled the block and struck the man a second time, the news release said.
The driver is described as a Hispanic male, about 25 years old, with short, buzz-cut black hair. He is about 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He was wearing a white T-shirt and shorts.
There were two females in the car with him. One was described as white female with blond hair and other as a Hispanic female.
The car has decals for high performance automobile parts along the bottom of the rear window. There also was a large yellow decal on the lower left corner and there might also be a Ford decal in the rear window.
It’s also possible that the vehicle has front-end damage.
The victim was transported by Milton EMS to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville, and was treated and released.
People with information leading to an arrest are eligible for a cash reward from Janesville Area CrimeStoppers. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
If you have information, contact the the Milton Police Department through the Rock County Communication Center at (608) 757-2244 or Janesville Area CrimeStoppers at (608) 756-3636. Anonymous tips can also be sent via text message to CRIMES (274637), then enter JACS plus your message.